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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Flight distance from Chicago to Atlanta (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 606 miles / 975 kilometers / 526 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Atlanta (ATL) is 741 miles / 1193 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 53 minutes.

Chicago – Atlanta

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606
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975
Kilometers
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526
Nautical miles

How far is Atlanta from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 605.810 miles
  • 974.957 kilometers
  • 526.435 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 606.663 miles
  • 976.329 kilometers
  • 527.176 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago to Atlanta is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Atlanta is 1 hour. Atlanta is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Chicago time to Atlanta time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Atlanta: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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Atlanta, GA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Atlanta generates about 113 kg of CO2 per passenger, 113 kilograms is equal to 250 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Atlanta

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

Airport information

Origin Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W
Destination Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W